A complete biography of A K Gopalan, popularly known as AKG, penned by Dr Chanthavila Murali. AKG was one of the most famous leaders of Indian Communism and the first leader of opposition in Indian parliament.
In 1927 he joined the Indian National Congress and began playing an active role in the Khadi Movement and the upliftment of Harijans. He was arrested for participating in the salt satyagraha in 1930. While in prison he got acquainted with Communism and became a member of the Congress Socialist Party and later the Communist Party of India when it finally took shape in Kerala in 1939. He led the hunger march from Malabar region to Madras in 1937 and the Malabar Jatha in support of the movement for responsible government in Travancore.
AKG always worked for the poor. He played an important role in the formation of 'Indian Coffee House', a worker cooperative initiative by organising the thrown out employees of Coffee Houses of the Coffee Board.
AKG: Oru Samagra Jeevacharitram is a huge collection of rare photographs, documents, letters etc. Foreword by Pinarayi Vijayan.
Malayalam Title: എ.കെ.ജി: ഒരു സമഗ്ര ജീവചരിത്രം (2 vol.)
Size: Demy 1/8
Edition: 2014 March
AKG: Oru Samagra Jeevacharitram (in 3 volumes)
- Publisher: Chintha Publishers
- Category: Malayalam Biography
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